Zia submits record of financial statements, Nawaz’s employment with Capital FZE

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP):Joint investigation team (JIT) head Wajid Zia Tuesday submitted
documents pertaining to the financial statements of Flagship Investment, Nawaz’s
employment with Capital FZE and others to the accountability court during
recording his statement.
The accountability court Judge Arshad Malik resumed hearing
on last corruption reference against former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz
Sharif filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Nawaz Sharif appeared before the court at judicial complex along with his legal team.
As the hearing began, the JIT head continued recording his statement even on second day as NAB witness before the accountability court judge in Flagship Investment reference and submitted annual financial statements separately.
During recording the statement, Wajid Zia also produced the
record with the court comprising a copy of letter written to the Qatri prince
Hammad bin Jasim by JIT, Nawaz Sharif’s employment contract with Capital FZE
and charts pertaining to Hussein Nawaz’s income & wealth tax return and
funds flow between offshore companies.
Defense counsel Khawaja Haris objected over the submission
of documents and contended that the prosecution had not presented the JIT
members as witnesses who visited Dubai to obtain record.
He stated that the salary slip associated with his client was not signed by any authority.
He argued that these documents could not be presented as
evidence against the accused person.
Later, the court adjourned hearing on corruption reference
till Wednesday wherein JIT head would continue recording his statement on third
day.